What is formal style? Discuss.
Formal style is a style of language use for the purpose of uniformity. It is less personal than informal style and it is used for professional and academic purposes like formal letters or documents used in different professions, format of assignments and thesis and formal style of hosting on the stage.
What is the main purpose of a literary text?
Literary text can move the mind and heart. The main purpose of literary text is different according to different critics, according to Romantic critics the main purpose of literary text is aesthetic pleasure and entertainment, according to Classical critics the main purpose of literary text is reformation of society and culture.
Differentiate between Alliteration and Consonance as the elements of musicality.
Alliteration is the repetition of similar initial consonant sound in word, phrase or line of poetry whereas consonance is repetition of similar final consonant sounds in a phrase or line of poetry.
How cohesion is created in a literary text? Give examples.
Cohesion is logical connection between words, sentences and paragraphs that text becomes integrated whole. The use of transition words, pronouns, repetitive structures and contrast makes the literary text coherent. For example words or phrases are connected with grammatical and lexical relations and sentences with and, then, after— etc. Paragraphs with initial, final, first, last, following, preceding— etc.